Max Tassano leads nationally ranked Tartans
The DeBenedetti family’s history has the plot twists of a miniseries, including plenty of life-and-death drama. Eventually, Carnegie Mellon becomes an important part of the story; today, family members are rewarding the university for its presence in their lives with a generous gift that helps culminate the Inspire Innovation campaign.
Andrew Carnegie once said: “Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.” That advice, from the man who founded Carnegie Mellon, happens to describe how Jared L. Cohon has lived his life—as a second-grader and as the University’s eighth president.
Ian Bangor is taking his shot